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VÖ-Datum: 27. Juni 2024

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1 Synkope Schlüpft


2 Heliotrope Bouquet


3 Echoes of Spring


4 Out Of Bondage


5 Hope, Promises and Life


6 Yara’s Lazy Strut


7 The Mooche


8 Linden Tree Rag


9 La Ardilla Ladrona


10 Maple Syrup


11 Salir a La Luz


12 The Host’s Request


13 If Dreams Come True

 

Bernd Lhotzky, piano solo

Produced by Bernd Lhotzky

Executive Producer Siggi Loch

Recorded live at the ACT Gallery, Berlin on 12 March 2024

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art “Welle” (detail) by Manfred Bockelmann,

ACT Art Collection

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1 My Mistress' Eyes - Sonnet 130

2 When in Disgrace - Sonnet 29

3 Tired with All These - Sonnet 66

4 When Most I Wink - Sonnet 43

5 Sin of Self-Love - Sonnet 62

6 As an Unperfect Actor - Sonnet 23

7 Mine Eye Hath Played the Painter - Sonnet 24

8 Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds - Sonnet 116

9 How Like a Winter - Sonnet 97

 

​all songs composed and arranged by Bernd Lhotzky 

Birgit Minichmayr / vocals

Bernd Lhotzky / piano & musical director

Mulo Francel / tenor sax, clarinet,

double-bass clarinet & sansula

Andreas Hinterseher / accordion,

bandoneon, vibrandoneon

Philipp Schiepek / guitar

D.D. Lowka / double bass & percussion

produced by Bernd Lhotzky

executive producer: Siggi Loch

recorded, mixed and mastered by Stefan Gienger at Mastermix Studio, Munich, January - March 2021

cover photo: Sascha Kletzsch

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1 Winter Moon

2 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

3 I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm

4 The Bell That Couldn't Jingle

5 Snowbound

6 Winter Wonderland

7 Snow

8 Looks Like December

9 It's Getting to Be That Time of Year

10 Sonnet 97

11 Winter Days

12 The Night Is Darkening Round Me

13 The Three Wise Men

 

Rebecca Kilgore / vocals

Colin T. Dawson / trumpet

Chris Hopkins / alto saxophone

Bernd Lhotzky / piano & musical director

Oliver Mewes / drums

Henning Gailing / bass

Rolf Marx / guitar (on 4, 8, 9 & 10)

 

Recorded by Stefan Gienger at Schloss Elmau,

December 13 - 15, 2018

Mixed and mastered by Stefan Gienger

Produced by Echoes of Swing

Cover photo by Schloss Elmau

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1 Ol' Man River

2 At the Jazz Band Ball

3 Everything That Was

4 I'm Coming Virginia

5 Thou Swell

6 (Tango) in the Dark

7 At Children's Corner

8 Happy Feet

9 I'll Be a Friend with Pleasure

10 Nix Like Bix

11 Singin' the Blues

12 The Boy from Davenport

13 Jazz Me Blues

14 Ol' Man River

 

Echoes of Swing:

Bernd Lhotzky / piano & musical director

Chris Hopkins / alto saxophone

Colin T. Dawson / cornet & trumpet

Oliver Mewes / drums

with

Shannon Barnett / trombone & vocals

Mulo Francel / c-melody saxophone & guitar

Pete York / drums, percussion & vocals

Henning Gailing / double bass

Special guest on Jazz Me Blues:

Emile Parisien / soprano saxophone

 

CD 1: A TRIBUTE TO BIX BEIDERBECKE

Curated and produced by Siggi Loch

Recorded by Stefan Gienger, August 1 - 3, 2016

Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann,

August 8 - 11, 2016

 

CD 2: BIX BEIDERBECKE ORIGINAL MUSIC

Bix Beiderbecke & His Gang

Frank Trumbauer & His Orchestra

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1 Orient Express

2 Volare

3 The Old Country

4 On a Slow Goat Through China

5 Das Wrack der guten Hoffnung

6 The Fiji Hula Bula

7 Where or When

8 On a Turquoise Cloud

9 Cabin in the Sky

10 Gan Hyem

11 Southern Sunset

12 En Auto

13 Trav'lin Light

14 Disorder at the Border

15 Wohin?

Colin T. Dawson / trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn & vocals

Chris Hopkins / alto saxophone

Bernd Lhotzky / piano & celesta

Oliver Mewes / drums

 

Produced by Echoes of Swing Productions

Recorded by Erich Pintar

at Tonstudio Weinberg, Kefermarkt (AT),

September 5 - 7, 2017

Mixed and mastered by Klaus Scheuermann

Cover art by Robert Gober, Untitled Shoe, 1990

Red casting wax (8x7x19 cm),

© Robert Gober, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

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1 Hipsters Hop

2 Gavotte I, English Suite No.6

3 Charleston

4 Dream Dancing

5 Diplomata

6 Lion's Steps

7 Ballet of the Dunes

8 All You Want to Do Is Dance

9 Sandancer

10 Carioca

11 Premier Bal

12 Ragtime Dance

13 Moonlight Serenade

14 Salir a La Luz

15 Original Dixieland One Step

16 Dancing on the Ceiling

 

Colin T. Dawson / trumpet & vocals

Chris Hopkins / alto saxophone

Bernd Lhotzky / piano & celesta

Oliver Mewes / drums

 

Produced by Echoes of Swing Productions

Recorded by Erich Pintar

at Tonstudio Weinberg, Kefermarkt (AT),

May 26 - 28, 2015.

Mixed and mastered by Wolfgang Schiefermair

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1 Blue Pepper

2 Azzurro

3 Blue Prelude

4 La Paloma Azul

5 Blue & Naughty

6 Blue Moon

7 Black Stick Blues

8 Blue River

9 Out Of The Blue

10 Aoi Sanmyaku

11 The Smurf

12 Blue Gardenia

13 The Blue Medicine

14 Wild Cat Blues

15 Azure

 

Colin T. Dawson / trumpet, vocals

Chris Hopkins / alto sax

Bernd Lhotzky / piano

Oliver Mewes / drums

Produced by Echoes Of Swing Prod.

Recorded: May 25-27, 2013

at Tonstudio Weinberg, Kefermarkt, Austria

Recording Engineer: Wolfgang Schiefermair

Mixing & Mastering: Klaus Scheuermann

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1. I'm shooting high

2. Lotus blossom

3. Pick yourself up

4. Baltimore oriole

5. Flying down to Rio

6. A flower is a lovesome thing

7. Grievin'

8. Who cares

9. Star crossed lovers

10. By Strauss

11. Do-do-do

12. The best thing for you

13. I hear the music now

14. Sweet and lovely

15. You can't lose a broken heart

 

Rebecca Kilgore: vocals 

Bernd Lhotzky: piano

Arbors Jazz, Clearwater, Florida

Recorded in 2016 

Recording & Mastering: Anton Rädler 

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1. Excerpts From The Nutracker Suite, op. 71a

2. Waltz of the flowers

3. Hungarian dance 

4. Schön Rosmarin 

5. Song of India 

6. Waltz in c# minor, op. 64, #2  

7. Ah, So Pure

8. Anitra's Dance 

9. Poetic tone-picture, op. 3, #2 (Original Version)

10. Poetic tone-picture, op. 3, #2 (Jazz Version) 

11. Etude In Gb Major, op. 25, #9 

12. Pilgrim's chorus 

13. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 2nd movement 

14. Love's sorrow

 

Jazz Connaisseur 

Recorded on October 27, 28, 2003 

Recording & Mastering: Peter Pfister

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1. Rippling Waters

2. The Old Guide's Story

3. The Legend Of Lonesome

4. Down Stream

5. The Land Of The Loon

6. A Dirge For Joe Indian

7. Lumber-Jack Dance

8. Russian Lullaby

9. There Was Nobody Looking

10. Caprice Rag

11. I Cover The Waterfront

12. What is this thing called love?

13. Old Folks

14. Passionette

15. Echo Of Spring

16. The jitterbug waltz

17. Keeping Out Of Mischief Now

18. I'll See You In My Dreams

19. I Don't Stand A Ghost Of A Chance

20. Jubilee

21. I'm Coming Virginia

22. Fussin'

23. Fading Star

 

Arbors Jazz, Clearwater, Florida

Recorded in 2005

Recording & Mastering: Anton Rädler 

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1. Fascination

2. Warm Valley

3. Doin' The Voom Voom

4. How Long Has This Been Going On?

5. Jeepers Creepers

6. The Folks Who Live On The Hill

7. You've Got To Be Modernistic

8. Shades Of Jade

9. Liza

10. Blue Because Of You

11. Volver

12. Poor Loulie Jean

13. Manhattan

14. The Very Thought Of You

15. Embraceable you

16. Saturday Night Function

17. Salut D'amour

 

Arbors Jazz, Clearwater, Florida

Duke Heitger: trumpet

Bernd Lhotzky: piano

Recorded in 2006

Recording & Mastering: Anton Rädler

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